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  • 6 January 2020
    Authorities, Vessels

    The Royal Malaysian Navy has taken delivery of its first Keris-class littoral mission ship (LMS). The delivery ceremony for the KD Keris took place at the Wuchuan Shipbuilding Industry in Qidong, China, on December 31, 2019, the navy said. Launched in April 2019, Keris is the first LMS to be built under an RM 1.17 […]

  • 20 November 2015
    Authorities

    Sailors from the U.S. Navy’s guided-missile submarine USS Ohio (SSGN 726) gave a tour to Sailors of the Royal Malaysian Navy (RMN) and Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA), while in Sepanggar, Malaysia on November 17. The purpose of the tour was to give Malaysian sailors a look into how U.S. submariners live and work aboard […]

  • 1 August 2011
    Training & Education

    The Royal Malaysian Navy successfully test-fired its missiles during a week-long military exercise conducted off Sabah waters… (thestar) [mappress] Source: thestar, August 1, 2011;

  • 26 April 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    The Royal Malaysian Navy commissioned its two new training ships, KD Gagah Samudera and KD Teguh Samudera, in a ceremony at the TLDM Lumut naval base on April 26. Thursday’s commissioning ceremony was historic in that it marked the first time the Malaysian Navy commissioned two ships in a single day. The two 76-meter vessels were […]

  • 14 February 2011

    The Service Life Extension Programme or SLEP for Royal Malaysian Navy ships is expected to reduce defence spending sharply… (themalasyaninsider) [mappress] Source:themalasyaninsider , February 14, 2011;

  • 20 December 2011
    Training & Education

    Royal Brunei Navy (RBN) and Royal Malaysian Navy (RMN) commenced their five days bilateral naval exercise codenamed Exercise HORNBILL 21/2011 commence from 19th December 2011 until 23rd December 2011.  The opening ceremony of the exercise was held in the Royal Brunei Navy Headquarters on Monday 19th December 2011.  The opening ceremony was officiated by First […]

  • 15 August 2019
    Authorities, Training & Education

    US Navy and Coast Guard ships arrived in Malaysia on August 13 for the start of Maritime Training Activity (MTA) Malaysia 2019. US ships taking part include the Independence-variant littoral combat ship USS Montgomery (LCS 8), US Coast Guard Cutter Stratton (WMSL 752), Safeguard-class salvage ship USNS Salvor (ARS 52) and expeditionary fast transport ship […]

  • 22 January 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    Malaysian shipyard MISC Berhad, handed over the converted Naval Auxiliary Vessel Bunga Mas Lima 5 (BM5) to the Royal Malaysian Navy (RMN) January 22. Once a container ship, the Bunga Mas Lima 5 will now join the RMN’s current fleet that will be deployed to safeguard the safety of Malaysian waters. A ceremony to commemorate the […]

  • 13 January 2012
    Industry news

      A fire broke out onboard a 35-year-old Royal Malaysian Navy’s survey vessel which was undergoing repairs… (nst) [mappress] Source: nst, January 13, 2012

  • 18 September 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    After concluding a two-day visit to Indonesia on September 16, US Navy’s littoral combat ship USS Coronado (LCS 4) kicked off maritime training with Royal Malaysian Navy at Lumut Naval Base, September 18. Maritime Training Activity (MTA) Malaysia will see nearly 300 U.S. and Malaysian sailors aboard the littoral combat ship USS Coronado (LCS 4), Kasturi-class […]

  • 9 October 2018
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Sailors from the navies of Malaysia and the US kicked off Maritime Training Activity (MTA) Malaysia 2018 in Lumut, Malaysia, October 8. As noted by the US Navy, 2018 marks a significant growth in the relationship between the US and Malaysia as both partner navies expanded their role in this year’s 24th iteration of Cooperation […]

  • 16 October 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Royal Australian Navy frigate HMAS Toowoomba and the Royal Malaysian Navy have concluded the week-long exercise MASTEX 17. The only bilateral maritime exercise conducted between the Royal Australian Navy and the Royal Malaysian Navy took place at the Malaysian Western Fleet base of Lumut. MASTEX consisted of a harbour phase and ceremony, and a three-day sea […]

  • 22 March 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    Torpedo launcher systems for the Royal Malaysian Navy’s six Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) have passed factory acceptance trials, British defense company Sea announced. The company said it worked with Kuala Lumpur-based project engineering managers Budi Axis Sdn Bhd to achieve acceptance of the first weapons handling system in country. J+S Ltd, which was acquired by Cohort company […]

  • 23 April 2019
    Authorities

    Royal Australian Navy ships deployed as part of the Indo-Pacific Endeavour 2019 (IPE 19) Joint Task Force arrived into the Malaysian ports of Port Klang and Langkawi on April 21, after completing the bilateral AUSINDEX exercise in India. HMA Ships Canberra and Newcastle are visiting Port Klang, outside of Kuala Lumpur, while HMAS Success is […]

  • 3 April 2012
    Training & Education

    Submarine tender USS Emory S. Land (AS 39) arrived in Sepangar, Malaysia, for a port call April 1, continuing the Navy’s ongoing commitment to theater security cooperation and partnership with allied navies and promoting peace and stability in the Asia-Pacific Region. “I consider it a privilege to visit Malaysia and continue to build our partnership […]

  • 4 December 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Key members of the U.S. Navy and Royal Malaysian Navy (RMN) submarine forces met at Submarine Squadron 15 headquarters on Polaris Point, Guam, for the RMN and U.S. Navy Submarine Staff Talks 2015. The talks, presided over by Rear Admiral William Merz, commander, Submarine Group 7, and Rear Admiral Abdul Rahman, commander, RMN Submarine Force, […]

  • 13 August 2018
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The US and Royal Malaysian navies commenced the 24th iteration of Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) on Kota Belud Marine Base in Malaysia on August 10. CARAT exercises focus on the full spectrum of naval capabilities and are designed to strengthen the close partnership between both navies while cooperatively ensuring maritime security, stability and […]

  • 22 August 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    The Royal Malaysian Navy announced that it is launching the country’s first littoral combat ship (LCS) in a ceremony on August 24 in Lumut. The vessel will bear pennant number 2501 and will reportedly be named KD Maharaja Lela. Also referred to as Second Generation Patrol Vessels, the six ships in the class are being built […]

  • 9 August 2012

    USS Emory S Land (AS 39) conducted an emergency medical evacuation (MEDEVAC) for a crewmember Aug. 7. At approximately 12:00 p.m., the crewmember, who had suffered a heart attack, was lowered by stretcher into a tug boat arranged by the Glenn Marine Group of Malaysia, a ship’s husbandry group who is a sub contractor of […]

  • 9 September 2013
    Training & Education

    Approximately 300 Royal Australian Navy and Royal Malaysian Navy personnel have concluded the maritime security exercise, Exercise Mastex. The Australian ANZAC Class Frigate, HMAS Ballarat, joined the Lekiu Class Frigate KD Lekiu in the North Malacca Straits for the week long bilateral maritime exercise. Mastex provided both navies with the opportunity to improve understanding of […]

  • 29 August 2016
    Training & Education

    USS Fort Worth (LCS 3) completed a port visit to Sepanggar, Malaysia Aug. 26 while on their transit back to homeport in San Diego. On the first port call of Fort Worth’s journey home, sailors participated in a joint outreach activity with the Royal Malaysian Navy (RMN) to help foster a culture of cooperation and […]

  • 13 November 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The U.S. Navy’s submarine tender USS Emory S. Land (AS 39) arrived in Sepanggar, Malaysia, for a port visit on November 12. While in port, Land’s sailors will host Royal Malaysian Navy (RMN) sailors on board for a subject matter expert exchange and ship tour and will attend a reception hosted by the RMN. Capt. […]

  • 18 April 2018
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Vessels

    The Royal Malaysian Navy has awarded Norwegian defense contractor Kongsberg Defence & Aerospace a EUR124 million (approx. USD$153.2m) contract for the delivery of Naval Strike Missile (NSM) systems for its new littoral combat ships. Boustead Naval Shipyard Sdn Bhd is building the ships based on Naval Group’s Gowind-class design. The six littoral combat ships (also referred to […]

  • 18 February 2014
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Thales announces that it has signed a Letter of Award with Contraves Advanced Devices Sdn. Bhd. to supply six SMART-S Mk2 naval surveillance radar systems, as well as six CAPTAS-2 towed sonar systems for the Royal Malaysian Navy’s Second Generation Patrol Vessel (SGPV) Littoral Combat Ships (LCS).   The six SMART-S Mk2 radars will be […]

  • 12 April 2012
    Training & Education

      Navy divers assigned to submarine tender USS Emory S. Land (AS 39) conducted a coordinated scuba diving evolution with Royal Malaysian Navy (RMN) divers April 8. “We were honored by our Malaysian counterpart’s invitation to conduct joint diving operations,” said Chief Navy Diver Jose Castilla. “This was an opportunity to enhance the enlisted side […]

  • 20 October 2016
    Authorities

    The Royal Malaysian Navy has selected Terma’s Scanter 6000 radar as their combined navigation and helicopter control radar for the country’s two Lekiu-class frigates mid-life modernization and service life extension. This is the second radar delivery contract the Danish company has signed during the Euronaval event in Paris with the first one being for the Indonesian Sea […]

  • 12 July 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    The Royal Malaysian Navy’s second Keris-class littoral mission ship (LMS) was launched in Wuhan, China, by China Shipbuilding Industry Corporation (CSIC) on July 12. Named Sundang (with pennant number 112), the LMS is the second of four ships in the class ordered under a RM1.17 billion (approx. US$265 million) contract from March 2017. The initial […]

  • 24 August 2017
    Authorities

    The remains which were found by the Royal Malaysian Navy on August 22 during their search for missing US Navy sailors are not those of a USS John S. McCain (DDG 56) sailor. This was determined after medical examinations of the remains, which will be returned to Malaysian authorities. Additional divers from the 15th Marine […]

  • 1 November 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    Malaysian Boustead Naval Shipyard laid the keel for the Royal Malaysian Navy’s fourth Maharaja Lela-class littoral combat ship in a ceremony on October 31. The keel-laying ceremony for the 111-meter ship was held at Boustead’s shipyard in Lumut, Perak. The yet-unnamed LCS is the fourth of overall six ships in the class which will be built by […]